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 October 16th is our anniversary.  We celebrated this past weekend with a trip to Nashville.  We dropped the girls off with Steve's parents in the Memphis area.  They had a cute cake to welcome the girls.  We are so thankful the girls were able to stay with them!  They were in good hands and the girls loved being with them.

 We stayed at the Gatlord Hotel and Resort.  SOOOOOOO NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  We had the biggest hotel room I have ever stayed in.  This picture does not do it justice.

 We went to the Grand Ole Opry.  We had never been.  It was such an enjoyable show!  I saw a bit nervous during the show becasue they call people up to play games between acts.  I would have been sooooooo chawed.  A lady was called up on stage to play a game called "Dance or Dare."  Steve and I were laughing SOOOOOO hard thinking about me being up there.  She took the dare and had to dance to the song, "country girl shake it for me now shake it for me for me now shake it for me."   Luke Bryan sings that.  Steve said if I had been up there, he would have been GONE when I came back to my seat.  Haha!
 Jim Ed Brown was one of the hosts.  I knew him from somewhere....a commercial?  a show?  a movie?  Looked very very familiar to me.
 Do you watch the ABC show "Nashville?"  Here is Will.  The crowd went CRAZY for him!!!!!

 We really enjoyed Joey and Rory.  They were on "Can you Duet?' and made it big!  I LOVED  Gwen Sebastian.  She went really far on "The Voice" and was so good!!!!!

 After the show!
 Sunday we went to downtown Nashville and went to the Johnny Cash museum.  I LOVE his music!!!!!!
 Then we ate at Joe's Crab Shack and went to the Country Music Hall of Fame.  It was wonderful!!!!  The thing I liked the most was seeing the Hee Haw Set and their outfits.  I watched that show as a little girl.  I also enjoyed the Reba McEntire exhibit and the Carrie Underwood exhibit.  Very interesting!
 One of my all time favorite country singers:  Travis Tritt.  I have seen him in concert three times!
I took this picture of the longest hallways in the world.

I am so very thankful for Steve!  I loved that we were able to have a little get-away!!!!!


Tara G. said…
How fun!! Happy Anniversary!! My husband just got home from the desert and a sweet friend is keeping our kids so we can have a weekend away for our anniversary this month. I rented a cabin on a lake- can't wait!
Kimberley said…
happy anniversary!! looks like a fun trip, now I want to go! love your boots!
Hannah said…
I've read your blog for a while but not sure I've ever commented. I was in Nashville for my first time this weekend for my cousins wedding and was at the CMHF on sunday as well! The wedding was that night and my cousin works for Blake Shelton so the whole band was there including Gwen Sebastian as she is his backup singer!
Anyways, glad you had a wonderful weekend getaway!
Miranda said…
Is that a suite? My husband and I have been there every year for the past five years on our anniversary. We always just get a balcony room. What kind of room is that? It's huge!
Tracy said…
I would have loved to see you up on stage shaking it! I laughed out loud about what Steve said. Glad you guys had a great time! I cant wait to hear all about it
A.K.W. said…
My Dad's parents always enjoyed going to the Grand Ole Opry!

Lauren said…
I LOVE the show Nashville!!!!! I would have FREAKED!!!!!!!!!
Ansleighsmom said…
I live in nashville borned and raised so glad you had fun in our town its the best! happy anniversary!
Tracy said…
Happy Anniversary! Looks like a fun trip! How cool that you saw the guys from Nashville. Love that show! :)
Sara Campbell said…
Happy anniversary, what a great getaway!!!!
Nancy said…
How fun! I would love to take that trip with my hubby! We would enjoy exactly what you guys did!
emily said…
Glad you had a great time in Nashville! Y'all come back now...ha!!!

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